Incorporating peppers into your regular diet could help lower your risk of developing Parkinson's disease, a new study reveals.
Secondhand smoke may pose a greater risk to teen girls than boys, according to a new study.
An increasing number of people are casting cigarettes aside and turning to hookah, but researchers are warning people that the Middle Eastern water pipe shouldn't been viewed as a safer alternative to cigarettes.
The leading cause of preventable deaths globally can be attributed to cigarette smoking, but quitting proves to be quite a difficult task with more than 90 percent of attempts to quit resulting in relapse. Now researchers have developed a new method for quitting, according to a study.
Walking for just 20 minutes a day can help teens quit smoking, according to a new study.
Smoking is bad for your health, but a new study reveals that a cigarette in the morning is even worse than a cigarette at night.
People who smoke marijuana are more likely to develop nicotine addiction, a new study reveals.
The number of underage smokers in the UK rose by 50,000 from 2010 to 2011.
If the proposal becomes a law, it would be the most far-reaching smoking ban in the country.
It's never too late to quit smoking, according to a new study that found that lifelong smokers who gave up smoking later on in life were able to cut their risk of heart attack and stroke by an overwhelming 40 percent within just five years of quitting.
Here's another study that will certainly add fuel the ferocious marijuana debate: health researchers found that smoking pot could more than double the risk of stroke in young adults. However, experts were quick to point out that the latest study, presented Wednesday at the International Stroke Conference, was small and inconclusive.
Rabies kills more than 55,000 people and millions of animals each year.
The popular saying 'action speaks louder than words' can probably be rephrased to 'graphics speak louder than words', as scientists in a new research have found that explicit graphic details on cigarette packets are more effective than mere words warning the smoker of health consequences.
A new study suggests that inhaling secondhand smoke may raise the chances of severe dementia in people. Passive smoking, also known as environmental tobacco smoke (ETS), is already known to cause serious cardiovascular and respiratory diseases, along with coronary heart disease and lung cancer. But then, due to lack of research, it was not known until now if it also increases the risk of dementia, even though certain studies previously have associated ETS and cognitive impairment.
A new study suggests that smoking cannabis along with tobacco increases nicotine dependence in smokers, making it more difficult for them to quit tobacco. It is a common practice among cannabis smokers to smoke it with tobacco. However, that practice can make them more nicotine-dependent, the study from the Northern NSW Health District suggests. A study by the health promotion research and evaluation team of the Northern NSW Health District has shown that high number of tobacco smokers in the North Coast may be related to use of cannabis.